13 Nov. 2023
Uzbekistan triumphed at the Women’s IHF Trophy Continental Phase Asia, which took place from 6 to 11 November 2023 on their home court in Tashkent, as both the youth and the junior Uzbekistan sides secured their spots at the Intercontinental Phase of the Women’s IHF Trophy.
In the youth (U17) tournament, Hong Kong and Bangladesh shared the spoils on Friday, 28:28, before Uzbekistan defeated Bangladesh 38:15 the following day. The home team won all four games and boasted a maximum of eight points, while Hong Kong became runners-up with three points, and Bangladesh ranked third with one point.
In the junior (U17) event, Hong Kong earned their maiden point on Friday, playing 25:25 against India. And on Saturday, Uzbekistan completed their sweep, as 11 goals from their leader Sevinch Erkabaeva powered them to a 46:27 victory against Hong Kong.
The hosts not only won all four matches, but hit the 40-goal mark in each of them. India took the second position with three points, and Hong Kong finished third with one point.
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